Liquid Levels

With Jessica Pinkowski
This session focuses on three different “liquid levels” all derived from movements specific to the water. Explore the difference between these three levels – rebounding, neutral and suspended – and how to effectively add them to aqua classes. You will learn why each of these levels has a different exercise expenditure and outcome.

Time: 50 Minutes

The Big Balance Theory

With Jessica Pinkowski
Falling is the leading cause of fatalities in older adults. The ‘Big Balance Theory’ helps active agers restore strength, improve balance and regain confidence and states: The fear of falling can be conquered, and the risk of falling can be reduced! Learn to create a fall-prevention program that fuses theory with practical application.

Time: 80 Minutes

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

With Sara Kooperman, JD, Irene Lewis-McCormick, Ann Gilbert, Jessica Pinkowski & Billie Wartenberg
Bring a tidal wave of energy and excitement to the pool! The fabulous Women of MANIA® will provide a flood of new ideas that will give new meaning to fluid fun. Plunge into a fantastic workout that covers all body parts and add a major splash of WOW! to your aqua classes.

Time: 82 Minutes

A-Quality Movement

With Jessica Pinkowski
The quality of movement is critical for optimal outcomes at any age. The aqua environment is unique and instructors need a specialized skill set to help active agers achieve success. Learn how to develop this set of “teaching tools” including visual and verbal cueing to promote proper posture and effective movement mechanics.

Time: 82 Minutes

Ageless Aqua

With Jessica Pinkowski
Discover aqua movement at any age! This session enables students to increase their range of motion, decrease pain, and improve their activities of daily living.

Oceans Deep

With Jessica Pinkowski
The water is a wonderful environment for aging adults to exercise! The deep end of the pool offers a unique opportunity to challenge endurance and strength in a suspended state.